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Scorpion or Scorpion-Like Insects

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/20/2014

Scorpions and their kind prey on all manner of pests making them beneficial participants of the ecosystem.


There are a total of 6 Scorpion or Scorpion-Like Insects of North America in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

Arizona Desert Scorpion
The Arizona Desert Scorpion is largest species of scorpion known in the United States. Like most scorpions, it is nocturnal,...
Giant Whipscorpion
The Giant Whipscorpion looks somewhat like a typical scorpion, but with a cord-like tail instead of a stinger. It lacks a st...
Pale Windscorpion
Windscorpions are not scorpions though they share similar physical features. Where scorpions have two body segments (head an...
Although they look like really small scorpions, Pseudoscorpions lack a tail or stinger. They have venom glands in their claws...
Southern Devil Scorpion
The Southern Devil Scorpion is one of the few native scorpions found on the southeastern part of the U.S.. Most people assoc...
Tailless Whipscorpion
Large, menacing pedipalps (claws) are meant to capture and crush prey as well as to aid in grooming. Though they have fangs, ...
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